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Ames Public Library

620 Lincoln Way

Mailing Address:
515 Douglas Ave.
Ames, Iowa 50010

Fines, Renewals, etc:
(515) 239-5646

Reference Services:
(515) 239-5656

Mon-Thur: 9am-9pm
Fri-Sat: 9am-6pm
Sun: 1pm-5pm

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Visit the Library in its temporary location at Lincoln Center, 620 Lincoln Way.


April Reading Program | April 1-30, 2014

There's a brand new way to track your progress in the ROCK 'n' READ April reading program for teens and families: online. Read More

APL-Y Applications Available

Applications for the Summer APL-Y (youth) Volunteer Program are available at the checkout desk. Applications are due May 15. Read More

Book Sale at 809 East Lincoln Way

April 25-28 at 809 East Lincoln Way. Read More

Crochet & Knitting Group

Saturday, April 26, 9:30-11am, Ames Public Library. Read More

Teen Advisory Group (TAG)

Saturday, April 26, 11am-1pm, Ames Public Library (Offices Conference Room). Read More

Ames Reads Leopold

Saturday, April 26, 2-5pm, Ames High School Auditorium. Read More

Great Books

*Saturday* April 26, 2-4pm, Northcrest Community (Please note change in day.). Read More

Tech Talk: E-books for Kindle

Tuesday, April 29, 2-3:30pm, Ames Public Library. Read More

Star Wars Jedi Academy: May the Fourth Be With You

Sunday, May 4 at 1pm, Brookside Park. Read More

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